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This Date In Flyers History...February 17

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers
February 17, 1977...Flyers and Red Wings Involved In Six-Player Trade

On this date in 1977, the Flyers acquired defenseman Rick Lapointe and right wing Mike Korney from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for Terry Murray, Bob Ritchie, Dave Kelly and Steve Coates.

Lapointe would play parts of three seasons with the Flyers (1976-77 through 1978-79), recording eight goals and 42 assists for 50 points and 183 penalty minutes in 146 regular season games.

                    Rick Lapointe
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